The Reno Rodeo Association will honor legendary cowboys and cowgirls at the 2024 Hall of Fame celebration dinner on Saturday, March 9 at the Reno Livestock Events Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. “This event is a great opportunity to delve into the rich history and tradition of the Reno Rodeo while networking with the
Unlike the other rough stock contestants, bull riders are not required to spur. No wonder. It's usually impressive enough just to remain seated for eight seconds on an animal that may weigh more than a ton and is as quick as he is big. Upper body control and strong legs are essential to riding bulls.
2024 Mutton Bustin' Applications for 2024 Reno Rodeo Mutton Bustin' are now closed. If your application was picked, the $75 entry fee will be due to secure your spot. All applications that were not picked will automatically be added to the waitlist. For a child to be eligible to enter, they may be at least
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and the Reno Rodeo are proud to bring you Xtreme Bulls. This Xtreme Bull Riding Tour stop features 40 of the world's best professional bull riders and 40 of the best bulls in the country. With pyrotechnics, Xtreme action, rock and roll, eight seconds of the best pro bull
A bareback rider begins his ride with his feet placed above the break of the horse's shoulder: If the cowboy's feet are not in the correct position when the horse hits the ground on its first jump out of the chute, the cowboy has failed to "mark out" the horse properly and is disqualified. Throughout
Model spurring action begins with the rider's feet far forward on the bronc's point of shoulder, sweeping to the back of the saddle, or "cantle," as the horse bucks. The rider then snaps his feet back to the horse's neck a split second before the animal's front feet hit the ground. Other factors considered in
The steer wrestler on horseback starts behind a barrier and begins his chase after the steer has been given a head start. If the bulldogger leaves too soon and breaks the barrier, he receives a 10-second penalty. The steer wrestler is assisted by a hazer, another cowboy on horseback tasked with keeping the steer running